Freshly married? Congratulations, lovers! After months of anxiety, days of preparation, an evening full of emotion and galleys, now it’s time to decide on the ideal destination for your honeymoon.
Where to go for a memorable honeymoon? Here are ideas of 15 dream destinations ideal for a honeymoon trip, just pure happiness to be shared by both of you. So where do you go to mark the first moments of your new life with the one you love? An article for two to read together!
Attached to Africa by the sea and welded, Italy has a geographical situation favourable to tourism. Italy pleases by its varied landscapes. It attracts seaside tourism thanks to its location in the heart of the Mediterranean. It is surrounded by 4 seas: the Adriatic Sea, the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Ionian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Thanks to its history dating back many centuries before Christ, Italy has a very rich cultural and artistic heritage.
Italy alone possesses a large number of artistic treasures. Tourists can contemplate a large number of riches dating from all eras: theatres, Roman buildings, entire cities that have remained as they were for thousands of years, statues, cathedrals, churches … The gastronomy is a must in Italy, the dishes are rich and diverse. Italy is also famous for its production of olive oil, cheese, wine and fruit. Religion has an important place in Italy: it is one of the most respected values of the country.
The romanticism of Venice, the Mediterranean beaches, the sun and the discovery of these sites make it a destination rich in emotion. It is difficult to list the many attractions of Italy: vestiges of the past, beautiful landscapes, artistic richness, tasty cuisine, cheerful people, are just a few examples of what you will discover during your visits. In short, the honeymoon in this romantic country never goes out of fashion.
If you are more romantic, you can take your wife to Venice to spend a memorable and pleasant stay. To do so, I invite you to check the link below for more information about this romantic city https://www.discoverntravel.com/the-15-must-do-things-in-venice-italy/
But if you are more interested in culture and architecture, I recommend you to visit the following link to better discover the city of Rome and its breathtaking monuments : https://www.discoverntravel.com/top-of-the-17-must-do-things-in-rome/
The Maldives is ideal for lovers looking for peace and escape. This island country is made up of 26 atolls and nearly 1200 islands, most of which are uninhabited. If you are tempted to wake up in a stilted bungalow and start your day with a dive in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, then the Maldives is for you. Many of the islands have only one hotel complex, ensuring privacy and relaxation. The place is also famous for diving, if you are then amateurs, you will find the best spots on the three atolls close to Male: Ari, South Male and North Male. You will have the choice between snorkeling to explore the marvellous seabed, or scuba diving if you want to see rays and sharks up close. Fuamulaku, isolated from the archipelago and not part of the tourist area, is however a curiosity of the Maldives: its fertile soil gives rise to crops completely absent from the other islands, such as pineapples, oranges and mangoes.
The small, steep villages with their pretty white houses with blue roofs, typical of the Greek islands, are the ideal setting for a honeymoon trip between cultural discoveries and swimming in the Mediterranean Sea. Gastronomy, good wines, pleasant climate all year round, dream beaches, spectacular landscapes, cultural wealth, all easily accessible by plane and for a very reasonable budget… What more could you want?
With its tropical climate and beautiful rainforest, it’s no surprise that Bali is a popular honeymoon destination. After enjoying the beach, take the tour inland and you’ll discover temples, rice paddies, waterfalls and more. Of course, there are many luxury resorts and you can also relax and enjoy a moment of privacy. Plus, don’t miss the opportunity to fly to the “Island of the Gods”! Superbly combining beautiful natural scenery with dream beaches and a lively cultural life as well as a tasty gastronomy, warm and welcoming local people and a lively tradition of massage and wellness. In short, Bali has definitely everything to please.
Thailand is a country of a thousand contrasts: lush green landscapes, ancient temples, bustling cities, spectacular beaches, wild islands and a paradise for diving and trekking, spa and shopping. In addition, Thailand is one of the world’s best gastronomic destinations, blending countless flavours and fragrances with fresh produce, especially fruit. It’s a destination that will allow you to combine beach and culture, nature and shopping, wild evenings and relaxation, enough to please all styles of brides and grooms! One thing is sure, you won’t be disappointed with the trip.
6- Bora Bora
Bora Bora, a small atoll in French Polynesia, is part of a group with the pretty name of Leeward Islands. It is also an ideal destination for newlyweds. Opt for one of the many luxury hotels by the sea: quality service and absolute comfort will be there. In Bora Bora, we know how to pamper lovers and you are sure to leave with a big smile on your face. Bungalows on the water, romantic dinners on the beach or couple massages, nothing is left to chance. In addition, this land paradise has motus and aquarium lagoons for divers, wild beaches, a rich culture thanks to its local dances. Bora Bora will indeed bewitch you and will leave you with a definite desire to stay there.
7- The Dominican Republic
Synonymous with heavenly beaches and unforgettable sunsets, the Dominican Republic is an ideal destination for couples who want to relax after the stress of wedding preparations. Right in the heart of the Caribbean, you can enjoy the beach and water activities, but also discover a culture that is a change of scenery and a lively atmosphere. Indeed, people don’t really come to the Dominican Republic for its architectural treasures (rare outside the capital), but for its natural treasures, starting with its hundreds of kilometers of white sand beaches lined with coconut palms. Add to this a lot of sunshine, a few fishing villages… and you will have all the ingredients for a dream honeymoon!
For a cultural stay, prefer the capital of the island, Santo Domingo, but if you are looking for relaxation, go to Punta Cana. Besides, it would be a shame to just skim the coconut groves and lagoons ! Take the time to explore the deep Dominican Republic. The unspoilt countryside, small fishing ports and almost inaccessible villages, the mountains in the interior, ideal for adventurous sports and walks to discover the natural wonders, with the Pico Duarte as a reward.
The reputation of the Seychelles is amply justified: the beauty of this archipelago set in the Indian Ocean is unrivalled and the most beautiful postcards are still below reality.
The capital, Victoria, one of the only cities of the archipelago, is located on the island of Mahé: you can visit its botanical garden and museums, then drive to the south of the island to discover the site of Tamataka cove, and magnificent beaches such as Beau Vallon or, more confidential and less accessible, that of Anse Soleil. Also its neighbour Praslin and its wild coasts.
Aldabra Atoll is the largest island of the Seychelles, formed in fact of four islands encircling a lagoon: it is protected because it is home to thousands of giant turtles and birds, and its visit is regulated.
You can also discover the Sainte-Anne Marine National Park, where you can enjoy diving in ideal conditions, and tour the Middle Island, with its sumptuous flora, then have lunch on Round Island with delicious Creole cuisine.
Finally, the large island of Silhouette stands out from the others with its high granite relief, its beaches surrounded by protective reefs where you will feel at the end of the world, and its hiking possibilities to the top of Pot à Eau, where you will be surprised to discover carnivorous plants.
9- South Africa
A honeymoon in South Africa is a thrilling experience ideal for road trip enthusiasts and nature lovers. Between the scenery of the Whale Coast where you can admire whales, and the beauty of the Kruger Park where you will discover an exceptionally rich fauna, you are bound to find what you are looking for.
And whether you’re in Cape Town, atop Signal Hill enjoying a romantic picnic on a sunset cruise in Cape Bay, or spending an unusual night in a luxury cabin in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, you’ll be spoilt for choice when selecting a magical place to stay during your stay in the Rainbow Nation Country.
Sublime landscapes as far as the eye can see, unique sunsets of breathtaking orange and wild animals : how can you not be in the mood for love. The Chosen One in your heart can only say yes!
If you love nature and the great outdoors, you’ll love exploring this immense country of more than 10 million square kilometres nestled between two oceans. Alongside your better half, you’ll be able to admire beautiful lakes, impressive mountains, mysterious glaciers, lush green forests and cosmopolitan cities. Canada is a country you won’t soon forget!
Then leave the cities behind to explore the natural wonders of this country: Cape Breton Highlands National Park with its scenic Cabot Trail, Wells Gray Provincial Park in British Columbia and its dizzying waterfalls, the Saskatchewan and Manitoba prairies and their parks, the Rocky Mountains where you can hike, caving, climb and canoe in an impressive setting and the unmissable Niagara Falls to the south on the U.S. border.
Now heading for the Atlantic Ocean. The Bahamas is a magical place where you will spend an unforgettable vacation. The 700 islands, of which only 30 are inhabited, are located not far from the coast of the United States, opposite Florida. You can take a romantic stroll along a pink sandy beach on Harbour Island or have the unique chance to swim with dwarf pigs on Big Major Cay.
What’s more, the Bahamas is like two countries in one. On the one hand the splendour of Nassau and Freeport, with their hordes of holidaymakers and cruise ships. On the other, the outer islands, alias the Family Islands, where life flows quietly, to the rhythm of the trade winds and masses. The attractions here are the sea and nature, protected by numerous parks.
Thanks to the many islets, privateers led to the destiny of the archipelago. Known as Blackbeard, the pirate Edward Teach had several bases in the Bahamas.
The place that comes directly to the mind of the bride and groom for their heavenly honeymoon is usually the Seychelles, the Maldives, … But why not Hawaii? This state of the United States composed exclusively of islands, is very diverse. It is a destination that will perfectly suit the bride and groom looking for hiking and adventure. Hawaii has a very diverse vegetation and a certain relief. Each island has its own particularity, its fauna, its flora. And all this creates a great mix of American, Japanese and Polynesian cultures.
O’ahu Island with the state capital, Honolulu. This island is indeed the main island of Hawaii which offers a lot of things to see. There is a very interesting vegetation and fauna, sublime landscapes but also for the fans of shopping for big American style malls. For the bride and groom who go to Hawaii at the end of the year, I recommend organizing a cruise so that they can go and admire the whales. It is also possible all year round to swim with dolphins in the open sea as well as to meet turtles.
The archipelago of Zanzibar is located in the Indian Ocean just off the coast of Tanzania. It consists of three main islands called Pemba, Unguja and Mafia as well as several small islets.
Zanzibar is particularly well known for its white sandy beaches but also for its lush nature made up of tropical forests as well as for its lively cities and their particularly tasty street food stalls.
Diving enthusiasts will have a great time in Zanzibar. The island of Mafia is home to a marine park with more than 400 species of fish (sharks, rays, groupers, etc.) as well as superb coral reefs. You will also be offered to swim with dolphins, discover the giant turtles of the archipelago and many other experiences.
The Kingdom of Morocco is a typically tourist country, with multiple facets, both geographical and cultural, architectural and historical. Everything is beautiful, the kindness of Moroccans is legendary, the service to tourists is impeccable, and there are many activities. The key words of your honeymoon are hospitality, colors, smells.
The Atlantic coast, from Tangier to Agadir and its beaches will make the happiness of the amateurs of beaches, water sports of all kinds.
The Atlas which rises to more than 4000 meters between the great plains in the north and the desert in the south. The diversity of the landscapes is such that you will be able to make very varied excursions.
Marrakech, the red city, located at the foot of the Atlas mountains, imperial city marked by a rich history, its Medina, which alone can justify several days of exploration : dating from the 11th century, it is surrounded by ramparts, dotted with Riads closed on their shady central courtyard, and is home to the incomparable souks.
The Great South and Ouarzazate, an essential stopover for those wishing to explore the Sahara and its Kasbah; superb fortified adobe buildings in the middle of palm groves.
Fez, a city of tradition and openness at the same time, it is the oldest of the imperial cities. The intellectual and cultural centre of Morocco, Fez is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Australia is the perfect destination for your honeymoon, you will experience the most fascinating adventure punctuated by romantic and unforgettable moments.
The ideal destination for fabulous honeymoon trips to discover spectacular scenery and unique experiences. A land of legends, Australia evokes breathtaking landscapes, an exceptional diversity of flora and fauna, a culture that combines mystery and tradition. It offers you the possibility to fulfil all your desires and dreams.
Indeed, Sydney the dynamic will astonish you by its geographical situation but also by its multi-technical aspect and the variety of its points of attraction: sumptuous beaches where surfers are kings, lively districts of which the most famous is Circular Quay dominated by the legendary Sydney Opera House, the colonial district of Miller Point, without forgetting the multitude of small districts all different where to stroll.
You can’t miss Alice Springs and its Aboriginal community, in a breathtaking natural setting of beauty and seclusion.
To the north, Kakadu National Park is home to an extraordinary and diverse range of wildlife and Aboriginal paintings, some as old as 20,000 years.
In short, you’ll come back more in love than ever with this magical destination.